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Isaac "Pitbull" Cruz vs. Jose Valenzuela: Fight date, ring walk time, how to watch, undercard & odds

Later this year we will witness some must see boxing bouts, one of which will see Isaac Cruz defend his WBA Super Lightweight title against challenger, Jose Valenzuela.

Here we run through you everything you need to know about this fight, including when it is, where it is, what time it starts, where you can watch it, the odds for the fight, and a brief overview of both Cruz and Valenzuela.

Isaac Cruz vs. Jose Valenzuela date

Cruz vs. Valenzuela will take place on Saturday, August 3, 2024.

Isaac Cruz vs. Jose Valenzuela start time

The start time for the fight between Cruz and Valenzuela has not been announced yet.

Isaac Cruz vs. Jose Valenzuela ring walk time

The ring walk time for Cruz vs. Valenzuela has yet to be determined.

Isaac Cruz vs. Jose Valenzuela venue

Cruz vs. Valenzuela will take place at the BMO Stadium in Los Angeles, California.

Isaac Cruz vs. Jose Valenzuela TV, channel, & streaming

The broadcasting information for Cruz vs. Valenzuela has not been determined yet.

Isaac Cruz vs. Jose Valenzuela title at stake

The WBA Super Lightweight title currently being held by Cruz is at stake in this fight.

Isaac Cruz record

Cruz will come into this fight with a professional boxing record of 26-2-1. He broke into professional boxing in March of 2015, winning his first five fights in a row. Cruz suffered his first loss in February of 2016, but quickly bounced back with six consecutive wins before fighting to a draw in September of 2017. 

Following the draw, Cruz won 11 fights in a row. This winning streak opened up the opportunity for Cruz to challenge Gervonta Davis for the WBA Lightweight title in December of 2021.

Ultimately, Cruz lost this title fight, but since then, he has won the vacant WBO Intercontinental Lightweight title (April 2022), the vacant WBC Silver Lightweight title (September 2022), the vacant WBO Latino Lightweight title (July 2023), and most recently, the WBA Super Lightweight title (March 2024).

Over the course of this boxing career, Cruz has won 18 fights by knockout, eight by decision and both of his losses were by decision with one fight ending in a draw.

Jose Valenzuela record

Valenzuela will come into this fight with a professional boxing record of 13-2. He made his boxing debut in September of 2018 and started his career with 11 straight wins.

This win streak allowed him to challenge for the vacant WBC Continental Americas Lightweight title in April of 2022. Valenzuela won this title fight, but in his first title defense in September of 2022, he lost to Edwin De Los Santos. 

After losing his title, Valenzuela lost again to Chris Colbert in March of 2023, but avenged this loss in December of 2023 when he beat Colbert by knockout in the rematch.

Valenzuela has won a total of nine fights by knockout in his career with four wins coming by decision. Of his two losses, one was by knockout and the other was by decision.

Isaac Cruz vs. Jose Valenzuela odds

Cruz is a massive -500 favorite to win the bout, with Valenzuela a +350 underdog.

Isaac Cruz vs. Jose Valenzuela full card

• Terence Crawford vs. Israil Madrimov

Isaac Cruz (C) vs. Jose Valenzuela: WBA Super Lightweight Title Fight

• Andy Ruiz vs. Jarrell Miller

• Tim Tszyu vs. Vergil Ortiz Jr

• David Morrell vs. Radivoje Kalajdzic

• Andy Cruz vs. Antonio Moran

Odds displayed within this article were correct at the time of writing and are subject to change.

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